Growing at about seven thousand feet elevation.
Above the Towne Trail in the San Bernardino National Forest I came upon this stand of trees. I noticed the one Douglas Fir (am I correct) was being smothered by Dwarf Mistletoe from the top down. I wondered, does Mistletoe go after Douglas Firs more than Jeffery Pines?
Abies concolor, commonly known as the white fir, is a fir native to the mountains of western North America, occurring at elevations of 900–3,400 m (2,952–11,154 ft). It is a medium to large evergreen coniferous tree growing to 25–60 m (80–197 ft) tall and with a trunk diameter of up to 2 m (6.5 ft). It is popular as an ornamental landscaping tree and as a Christmas tree. It is sometimes known as concolor fir.